Sort order for drop lists not working as configured

Situation
In a new encounter form we choose ‘add issues’. Whatever list we choose the values are presented in alphabetical order even though in admin/globals/appearance the option for
‘how to sort a drop list’ is set to ‘sort by seq’ - we were expecting that the sequence specified in the list editor for the associated list would be followed in this case.

e.g. issue type ‘surgery’ does not follow the order for the ‘surgery issue list’ set in the list editor i.e. when we added a new value and specified it be first in the order.

OpenEMR Version
I’m using OpenEMR version
7.0.0 and 6.1.0

Browser:
I’m using: firefox

Operating System
I’m using: openSuseLinux with docker

Logs
nothing relevent